Author: Nafeesa Rahman

I’m more allured by that demure woman who mostly lurks in the shadows of the off-stage, with garlands of wildflowers in her hair and brook water dripping off her clothes. I speak, of course, of Ophelia

While national and state curricula attempt to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories, and experiences are embedded into classrooms, and government policy prioritises that school outcomes for Indigenous students match or better that of their non-Indigenous peers, the implementation is left almost wholly in the hands of teachers.